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Nov 5, 2012 9:00am EST
of hurricane katrina, senator mary landrieu joins us next. >>> apple sold 3 million ipads in the last three days but not all are ipad minis and shares of apple are near bear territory. you have a buy rating on the stock. brian, always good to see you. in terms of the release, the optics for apple in terms of interpreting news these days has been glass half full. when the release came out and they released a combined number and in other words ipad mini plus ipad sales, i almost felt like they were trying to hide something. was the number a good one? >> it's a great number because it is a doubling if you look at ipad mini and fourth generation from march numbers of wi-fi from third generation which was 1.5. this was not a wi-fi and cellular launch which we saw in march, this is wi-fi only. second thing is ipad mini is significantly supply constrai d constrained. 60% of the stores we contacted were sold out. >> at the same time isn't it important for you as an analyst to understand what exactly that mix is. it makes a big difference when it comes to margins. ipad mini is a different margin th
Nov 26, 2012 9:00am EST
katrina. you can see it's following a very, very similar pattern there and the expectation is that it will come down again on thursday to 390,000. one more thing i want to look at is gdp during katrina. a slowdown during katrina you can see right there, that's third from the right there. that's the quarter it happened. second from the right is the quarter after and then you can see the pop in the first quarter of '06. drag on growth of commerce and economic activity disrupted followed by a rebound as rebuilding begins in earnest. we're looking for a revised number on gdp but a weaker quarter in the fourth quarter. the overridie inine ining gdp i sandy but the fiscal cliff. >> steve liesman. online retailers stacking up the deal offerings on this cyber-monday. still ahead, ceo of home shopping network gives us a read on traffic that company has been seeing thus far. plus, tyler and cameron winklevoss headed to post 9. we're back in two. [ male announcer ] how do you trade? with scottrader streaming quotes, any way you want. fully customize it for your trading process -- from
Nov 21, 2012 9:00am EST
? for hurricane katrina, they changed their estimation procedures to attempt to control for the fact businesses were closed so they weren't getting respondents as a result of closed businesses. after katrina, you had a sharp decline in payrolls. actually, negative after a trend or 200,000 a month. so if it's anything similar to that, then i would expect to see a soft jobs number next month, but the idea is to look past that, right? we know it's a temporary bias. it doesn't necessarily tell us anything about the underlying trend in the economy and you'll get a reversal on the subsequent months after the downward buys from the hurricane. >> but i just wonder if we work our way into december and people are on vacation and not as attuned to the news as they are in other part os the year, but if there's no agreement in washington and if sandy results in noise issy numbers that are bearish, there's a chance you might be revising some expectations in the next month, no? >> and you're right. even though we know there's bias and distortions to the data, it's hard to quantify that. you have this worry th
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